Chicago Fire Foundation Associates Board

The Chicago Fire Foundation’s Associates Board is a dynamic group of young professionals who act as ambassadors for the Foundation by supporting events and programs such as P.L.A.Y.S. (Participate, Learn, Achieve, Youth, Soccer). The Associates Board also works to support the Foundation’s mission of improving the quality of life throughout Chicagoland through sports-based youth development and direct service programs by running various fundraising opportunities across the year.

Below are the 2020 Chicago Fire Foundation Associates Board members:

Board Member Position
Bruno Lacaria Head of Strategy & Administration, Invesco PowerShares
Christopher Prince (Vice President) Financial Advisor, Oppenheimer & Co Inc.
Christopher Trimbach Commercial Banking Officer, CIBC
Daniel Flannery (President) Coupons Sales Manager - North America, Groupon
David Pryor Associate, DLA Piper, LLP
Joseph Gibson Procurement Sr Manager, Kraft Heinz
Julie Sestan (Secretary/Comms) Associate Director, Marketing, Alzheimer's Association
Maxwell Shuftan Director, Cyber Talent Solutions, SANS Institute
Tim Haaf (Marketing/PR) Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Timothy McKinnon (Previous President) Supply Chain Analyst, Grainger
Yasir Siddiq (Membership Development) Associate, KPMG
Alex Seydel (Partnership Development) Attorney, Stahl Cowen
John Murphy Manager, RSM US LLP
Pat Cormany Vice President, Mesirow Financial
Rene Poellinetz Sr Analyst, Beam Suntory
Shuhani Patel AVP Business Unit Accounting, Mesirow Financial
Alex Biehl (Treasurer) Associate, Comvest Partners
André Smith Associate, Mayer Brown LLP
Jacob Wilbers Associate, Winston & Strawn
Theo Richardson-Omamo Cyber Security Account Executive
Ehsan Ali Commercial Relationship Manager, CIBC
Brendan King Associate VP, Wealth Advisor Analyst

The 2020 Executive Committee is as follows: Daniel Flannery as President, Christopher Prince as Vice President, Julie Sestan as Secretary, Alex Biehl as Treasurer, Tim Haaf as Marketing/PR, Yasir Siddiqi as Membership Development, and Alex Seydel as Partnership Development.

Applications received after July 1, 2020 will be considered for the following calendar year.